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WINDFALLS Stories, Poems and Plays

By: O'Casey, Sean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan and Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11686

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ browned, lightly torn and with light chipping. Browning to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; A collection of previously little-known work of O'Casey; 8vo; 202 pages View more info

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THE GREEN CROW

By: O'Casey, Sean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller, Inc.: 1956

Order Number: 16066

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ with small open tears and sunning to spine. Previous owner's info to front free endpaper. Tape residue to endpaper & last page ; Noted playwright O'Casey writes on the theatre; fellow playwrights, critics and productions ; 8vo; 303 pages View more info

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RED ROSES FOR ME A Play in Four Acts

By: O'Casey, Sean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1944

Order Number: 15336

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ spine browned. Small open tears and light chipping to DJ ; Another drama by the acknowleged master of the celtic play; 8vo; 160 pages View more info

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AH, WILDERNESS!

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13538

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Light rubbing to spine ends. Back hinge started; ; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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LOST PLAYS OF EUGENE O'NEILL

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Fathoms: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18546

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; A three-act and four one-act plays from very early in the career of Eugene O'Neill ; 8vo; 156 pages View more info

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DYNAMO

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13787

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ tanned and with light chipping. Endpapers darkened and frail. Hinges started ; polished green boards; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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MARCO MILLIONS

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14147

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened and with light wear and chips. Endpapers brown and brittle. ; Published before production, an adaptation of the life of Marco Polo; 8vo; 180 pages View more info

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DAYS WITHOUT END A Modern Miracle Play

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1934

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 10928

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ tattered with open tears; ; 8vo; 157 pages View more info

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LAZARUS LAUGHED A Play for an Imaginative Theater

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10897

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping, darkened and frail. Endpapers tanned and with one closed tear to front free endpaper ; 8vo; 179 pages View more info

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AH, WILDERNESS! A Comedy of Recollection

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10951

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small open tears to DJ. DJ spine tanned. Light wear to extremities; dedicated to George Jean Nathan; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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THE ICEMAN COMETH

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10954

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Open tears to DJ. DJ spine sunned. Wear to extremities. Front flap detached but present; stated first edition of what some feel is O'Neill's masterpiece; 8vo; 260 pages View more info

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THE HAIRY APE, ANNA CHRISTIE, THE FIRST MAN Plays

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1922

Order Number: 10955

Condition: Very Good


Dampstaining to rear board and occasionally internally, not affecting text. Light wear to extremities; Three of O'Neill's classic plays; 8vo; 322 pages View more info

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AH, WILDERNESS

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14668

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ spine a bit darkened. Light wear & chipping to price clipped DJ with small tears to spine ends ; Stated first edition. Somewhat less grim and tragic than the best known O'Neill fare; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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THE MOON OF THE CARIBBEES And Six Other Plays of the Sea

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1919

Order Number: 14234

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. A few pages uncut; It must have been difficult for O'Neill to write such short pieces!; 8vo; 217 pages View more info

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THE ICEMAN COMETH

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Order Number: 15061

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ tanned and chipped. Pages browned; Stated third printing of O'Neill's masterpiece; 8vo; 260 pages View more info

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AMERICAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT

By: Overton, Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton, Doran, Doubleday, Scribner: 1923

Order Number: 6105

Condition: Very Good


Spine lettering faded. Front hinge not tight. Bookplate; Examinations of the art of, among others, Galsworthy, Sackville-West, Conrad, and Wharton; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 414 pages View more info

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THE BLIND BEAUTY

By: Pasternak, Boris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press: 1969

Order Number: 14360

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


White DJ a bit darkened and with light rubbing to extremities. Newspaper review laid in, causing browning to rear endpaper; Before his passing, Pasternak was known to be working on a play that, if finished, would equal in scope and cast as Doctor Zhivago. The surviving manuscript is perhaps half to two thirds of what was intended; 8vo; 128 pages View more info

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BERNSTEIN A Biography

By: Peyser, Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Beech Tree Books/William Morrow: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16105

ISBN: 0688049184

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; INSCRIBED by author to dedication page. The life of the noted conductor; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 481 pages View more info

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IF YOU DON'T DANCE THEY BEAT YOU

By: Quintero, Jose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16341

ISBN: 0316729205

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear and tiny chips to DJ ; Theater impresario Quintero most famously produced the Circle in the Square revival of The Iceman Cometh as well as the American premiere of Long Day's Journey Into Night; 8vo; 296 pages View more info

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SEE NAPLES AND DIE A Comedy in Three Acts

By: Rice, Elmer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Samuel French: 1935

Order Number: 15492

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Best known for Adding Machine and Street Scene, this work of playwright Rice's is notable for its unusual title and the presence of Claudette Colbert in the original production; 8vo; 182 pages View more info

CYRANO DE BERGERAC

By: Rostand, Edmond

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1923

Order Number: 16467

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Cover slightly faded. Bookplate to front pastedown ; Have you ever wanted someone to tell you the right thing to say when you were stuck? ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 322 pages View more info

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FRENCH FILM

By: Sadoul, Georges

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Falcon Press: 1953

Order Number: 16558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards faded. DJ shows wear and open tears with browning ; There is no question that France has contributed greatly to cinema, even before the early 60s avent of the New Wave. Here, a look at the history of cinema francaise before the rise of the auteur; The National Cinema Series; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 130 pages View more info

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SEVENTY YEARS A SHOWMAN

By: Sanger, George 'lord'

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.: 1927

Order Number: 16058

Condition: Very Good+


Lord George Sanger was performer and proprietor in circuses from the age of ten, when he independently trained animals, to the age of eighty when he sold his last setup in 1905. Sadly he was murdered by a disgruntled former employee in 1911, one year after the original publication of this book. Having married a lion tamer and been personally lauded by Queen Victoria are but two of the interesting stories in the book, which is a treasure trove of information about enterta... View more info

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MUSINGS The Musical Worlds of Gunther Schuller

By: Schuller, Gunther

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10764

ISBN: 0195037456

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small white stain on front board. Wear to DJ; Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper ; 8vo; 303 pages View more info

THE MUSIC OF THE MODERN WORLD

By: Seidl, Anton [editor]

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1895

Order Number: 12699

Condition: Very Good


Binding not tight. Some pages stained; The lives and works of the world's greatest musicians with illustrations and notation of some musical pieces; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 348 pages View more info

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MURDERER A Play in Two Acts

By: Shaffer, Anthony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Marion Boyars: 1979

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 10915

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; The Evening Standard praised the 'audacity of its hair-raising twists' from the author of 'Equus.' ; 8vo; 89 pages View more info

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MISALLIANCE, THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS, AND FANNY'S FIRST PLAY With a Treatise on Parents and Children

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1914

Edition: First British Edition

Order Number: 12541

Condition: Very Good+


Boards darkened with a little chipping to spine ends; Three popular but lesser-known works. Top edge gilt; 8vo; cxvi,234 pages View more info

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BACK TO METHUSELAH A Metabiological Pentateuch

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company , Ltd.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7759

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light shelfwear to bottom spine. Endpapers darkened. Back hinge with tiny hole. A nice and tight copy! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 267 pages View more info

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THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET A Sermon in Crude Melodrama

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company , Ltd.: 1913

Order Number: 10907

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in green burckram with gilt linear decoration and gilt spine lettering. Boards bowed. Occasional foxing ; Apparent second volume, starting on page 297. As is common with Shaw, the preface is twice as long as the play ; 8vo; 407 pages View more info

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MAJOR CRITICAL ESSAYS

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company , Limited: 1955

Order Number: 16610

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear with spotting and tape repair to DJ; Includes The Quintessence of Isbenism, The Perfect Wagnerite, and The Sanity of Art ; Standard Edition of the Works of Bernard Shaw; 8vo; 332 pages View more info